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Saxon Relics


The church of Earl’s Barton (Northamptonshire). The tower and west doorway.

The church of St. Michael’s (St. Albans), erected by the Abbot of St. Albans in 948.

The tower of Bosham church (Sussex)

The east side of the dark and principal cloisters of Westminster Abbey, from the college dormitory on the south to the chapter-house on the north. Edward the Confessor’s chapel in Westminster Abbey, now used as the Pix office.

The church of Darenth (Kent) contains some windows of manifest Saxon architecture.

With many others, some of which are rather doubtful.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Saxon Duke (in Hudibras)
Saxon English
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